Swe"ven (?), n. [AS. swefen sleep, dream; akin to swebban, swefian, to put to sleep, to kill. 176. See Somnolent.]

A vision seen in sleep; a dream.

[Obs.]

Wycliff (Acts ii. 17).

I defy both sweven and dream. Chaucer.

 

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